Understanding the Basics of STEM Education #stem #education,understanding #the #basics #of #stem


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Understanding the Basics of STEM Education

What is STEM Education?

With all the acronyms that determine hundreds of different areas of education, it is easy to confuse them all. Since 2001, the letters STEM have been a normal part of educational vocabulary.

The acronym STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. This program was started by Judith A. Ramaley. the former director of the National Science Foundation’s education and human-resources division. This approach to education is designed to revolutionize the teaching of subject areas such as mathematics and science by incorporating technology and engineering into regular curriculum by creating a “meta-discipline.”

There is more; STEM Education attempts to transform the typical teacher-centered classroom by encouraging a curriculum that is driven by problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning, and require students to actively engage a situation in order to find its solution.

Integration of Curriculum

The four parts of STEM have been taught separately and most of the time independent from each other for years. By adopting the STEM philosophy Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics all play an integral part in the teaching of the whole. The science, engineering, and mathematics fields are made complete by the technology component that provides a creative and innovative way to problem solve and apply what has been learned.

Many STEM education program participants are using highly specialized professional applications at very early ages. Programs that are usually reserved for college-level classes such as computer animation and CAD programs are being implemented in high school classrooms across the country as part of the STEM education initiative.

Benefits of Program

Since its implementation, critics have questioned the program’s ability to teach all students equally. This argument is a difficult one to hold, since it has been proven that the education system in general has been tailored to the needs of female students over the past twenty-five years in its focus on verbal concepts.

All students benefit from the STEM program because it teaches independent innovation and allows students to explore greater depths of all of the subjects by utilizing the skills learned; these skills are going to be required in order for today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders. All jobs are requiring workers to have a greater ability to think critically, work as a member of a team and independently, and close the performance gap between our American students and those being produced in other countries.

Our Role and Responsibility

In recent years, there has been a significant decline in the number of college students choosing majors in science or technology related fields. Much of this has to do with poor preparation for the classes during high school and the intense work required outside of the lecture setting in places like laboratories. Students have chosen easier majors and courses of study in place of taking on the fields that they wanted to enter due to poor preparedness. If the graduation rates continue with this trend, there will be a workforce shortage in areas of engineering and science fields.

The United States needs to be more competitive and build new standards for our students. The National Science Foundation “estimates that 80% of the jobs created in the next decade will require some form of math and science skills.” In order for our children to see the advancements in their generations that we saw in ours, it is important that they have a well-balanced education that includes STEM elements, as well as, traditional classes in the Arts. STEM education is designed to teach the “whole” student and in turn will make them more successful members of society.

STEM School Education Resources

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SAP Business Objects Online Training #sap #bw #online #training, #sap #bi #online


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SAPBO Online Training-IT Solutions

SAPBO ONLINE TRAINING was started keeping in view only one Focused goal and that is to impart World-class Quality based Online Training keeping in tune with the latest Advancements in SAP BO Technology that are on high demand in the IT market.

We are delighted to say that our company is a class apart because not only do we understand the intricacies of Online Training but also see to that the trainee who gets trained should be satisfied on the following major points:

  • R. O. I-Return on Investment of course this has to be the first point so when we charge a certain amount of fees we see to that we give a little extra to the fees that we have charged.
  • Excellent Course content developed by experienced Trainers.

Our motto is “100% Customer Satisfaction

The above said motto is in line with all our teams whether it is Training (or) Assistance, our team understands that a trainee who undertakes a Training course with us has to be highly satisfied with our Online Training course, PERIOD.

We believe that if every customer who attends the Virtual Teaching gives us a Positive Feedback then only we can justify ourselves and come to a conclusion that our entire team was fruitful. Our company has a Stringent plan of action devised for the coming years because our team at any cost does not want to deliver flaws, whether it may be coaching, material, technical support guidance, Questionnaires for Interview purposes or Placement Assistance in not even a single aspect as mentioned above, we are going to compromise on Low Quality.

  • Weekday and weekend batches available.
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  • Doubt Clarification after each Training session on daily basis.
  • All the trainers carry a vast amount of experience in their particular software expertise.
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  • State-of-the-art software installations and Software Support.
  • Weekly Revision in a nutshell.

“I knew I wanted to do SAP but was a little bit confused as to which module will really help me out. business objects training online counseled and told me based on my interest and skills that this is the best option for me and that is what has happened; today I really enjoy working on SAP BO.
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Conference Room Audio Visual Design – Installation #a/v, #applications, #audio, #boardroom, #business,


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Conference Room Audio Visual Design Installation

Conference Rooms Audio Visual installation and equipment

The conference room is an integral part and crucial area of any business. This is where deals are negotiated, debated and closed. It s a collaborative environment and think-tank situation room where C.E.O. s, stakeholders and team members alike, both local and off-site, participate in the key-making decisions that steer the company in the desired direction.

To foster an environment where ideas can flourish, we create a versatile and reliable audio and visual solution that suits your unique needs and space. Our audio/visual solutions range from a single projector and screen, to multiple monitors, web conferencing, integrated audio, video and total control systems.

Commercial A/V Systems, boardrooms, conference rooms, audio, visual, equipment and installation

Conference Rooms, typical usage = Meetings, Training, Seminars, Collaboration, Board Room, Presentations, etc.

Conference Rooms, typical equipment requirements = integrated audio conferencing system, motorized screens, LCD displays, centralized control system, web conferencing, computer/laptop interfacing, wireless touchpanels, video conferencing, etc.

Here s a short list of the equipment we used on this particular conference room installation we did for Monitise [monitise.com] in San Rafael, formerly Clairmail .

Speakercraft speakers, Vutec 120 matte white, drop down motorized screen, Liberty tabletop connectivity center, Extron MediaLink control center, Universal Projector ceiling mount, Niles Stereo Amplifier, Panasonic XGA DLP Projector with 4500 lumens, 1080p, PT-DX500U

Vutec Motorized Drop Down Screen

Commercial A/V Systems

Image illustrates how the Vutec screen drops down from the ceiling of the conference room.

Here s a customer testimonial from Monitise

We offer conference room, audio-visual for commercial and business applications in the following areas: San Francisco, Marin, Sausalito, Tiburon, Belvedere, Mill Valley, Corte Madera, Greenbrae, Larkspur, Ross, Kentfield, San Anselmo, Fairfax, San Rafael, Novato, Napa, Calistoga, Oakville, Rutherford, Yountville, Saint Helena, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Windsor, Cotati, Cloverdale, Healdsburg, Sonoma, Berkeley, Piedmont.

Master Bedroom Media System by SoundVision

Scott Sullivan discusses Motorized Shades


Programs – Business Hotel Management School Luzern Switzerland #bhms, #hotel #management, #mba


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Programs

The BHMS Diploma in Hospitality Management program is specifically designed for young adults wishing to enter the international hotel and hospitality field and who aspire to a management career in this industry.

The program offers students an academic education together with vocational core competency training.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree corresponds to a postgraduate management degree which treats all essential management functions.

There are different specializations which are recognized by accreditation agencies.

BHMS Culinary Arts Programs develop students’ contemporary skills in food preparation and presentation, à la carte cuisine, pastry and desserts and kitchen management through hands-on training and classroom learning. Over the course of 3 years, students acquire all the fundamental skills necessary to work in the world’s finest dining establishments in one of the fastest growing industries.

Mit einer Ausbildung zum Dipl. Hotelier / Restaurateur HF an der BHMS legen Sie den Grundstein für eine internationale Karriere im Bereich Hotellerie und Gastronomie.

Gut ausgebildete Fach- und Führungskräfte werden in den unterschiedlichsten Betriebs- und Unternehmensformen gesucht – von familiengeführten Kleinunternehmen bis zu internationalen Hotelketten und Resorts, wie auch in vielen Unternehmen im Luxus-Dienstleistungsbereich.

In der Schweiz ist für Praktikanten ein Mindestlohn von CHF 2’172 brutto gesetzlich garantiert. In Verbindung mit der einzigartigen Kursaufteilung an der BHMS fallen nur geringe Kurskosten für das 1. Jahr an und Sie können durch die Praktika eine finanzielle Rückstellung für die Kurskosten im 2. und 3. Jahr tätigen.

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